The Mountain Life

Wednesday, 9-10 AM

The Mountain Life host Lynn Ware Peek explores a wide variety of topics from health, fitness, and nutrition to parenting, lifestyle, and education. Lynn Ware Peek is an endurance athlete and lover of the mountain lifestyle.

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The Mountain Life - May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014

First Tim and Lynn speak with Heather Deford, PT, at the Park City Medical Center who specializes in women's pelvic floor. The second half of the show features Jo Becker, New York Times writer and Pulitzer prize winner - with her new book: “Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality".

 

The Mountain Life - May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014

Travis McGhee and Mike Lynch from CrossFitMiners Town and the push up fundraiser event - how many push ups can you do in 90 seconds?  All money raised goes towards the veterans organization Boot Campaign. Then Christopher Nowinski, author the Head Games:  Football's Concussion Crisis.  Nowinski can be credited with bringing awareness and exposing concussion as a public health crisis. Finally Charlie Sturgis of Mountain Trails Foundation who talks about creating a membership base and this months membership drive.

The Mountain Life - May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014

Lynn and John first welcome Joy McCarthy.  She'll bring a wealth of knowledge about simple, clean, and whole health.  We make it so complicated, but you'll love hearing from her. Then, Krista Bremer.  From free spirited, blonde surfer girl to someone who never imagined she'd find herself in what she calls an accidental Jihad, Bremer will take us through the joys, triumphs, and challenges of parrying a Muslim  and all that goes along with it.

Lynn and guest co-host John Wells spoke first with NY Times bestselling author Zac Bissonnette, author of Good Advice from Bad People:  Selected Wisdom form Murderers, Stock Swindlers, and Lance Armstrong.

In an active and  aging community like the one we live in, the health of our joints is really a top priority.  We speak with Dr. Phil Davidson, a surgeon in the Heiden Davidson Orthopedic office in Park City. He’ll join us to talk about some of the ongoing practices that give longer life to our weary and overused joints. Then, we’ll talk about Essentialism  - what do real really need in our lives to thrive.  Greg McKeown is a blogger for the Harvard Business Review and speaks all over the world.   We’ll talk to him about his new book, Essentialism:  The Discipline Pursuit of Less.

Today, Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek first rebroadcast an interview with Dr Terry Wahls, author of the Wahls Protocol.  It's called a 'radical new way to treat all chronic autoimmune conditions.'  Wahls treated her own MS and got out of a wheelchair. Then Adele Levine, author of , "Run don't Walk: The Curious and Chaotic Life of a Physical Therapist Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center."  It's about the life inside the highest volume amputee center in the nation, and how Levine grew curiously attached to the good that is done there.

 

 

Tim Henney and Lynn ware Peek talk air & water quality, wood burning fireplaces, car emission lights and septic tanks with Rich Bullough, director of the Summit County Health Department. The, members of the Park City High School Academic Decathlon team...it's the club a lot of adults wish they had been part of. What does it take to master at the state and national level like the PCHS team does each year?

On this show, we'll talk with Ann Ober, new to the sustainability department at City Hall, about her role in effective government,  regional transportation, and when the rubber meets the road in sustainable practices for a municipality. Then Spike Carlsen, author of "The Backyard Homestead Book of BUILDING PROJECTS", he's the home project guru.  And if that wasn't enough,  Dave Barry, humor columnist and author of more than 30 books about his latest literary endeavor, "You Can Date Boys When You're Forty". He is a funny guy, or so we are told.

Join Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek as they explore the world of bacteria inside the human mouth along with Marielle Pariseau, founder of shapingthefutureofdentistry.com 

Then Scott Escott, Trails Coordinator with Moab Trail Mix.  It's the group that builds networks of single track trails in the Moab area.  He'll talk about how they move Subaru sized boulders and how they fund the hundreds of miles of new trails.

Tim and Lynn speak with Dr. Terry Wahls, author of The Wahls Protocol, about the diet and practices she used to dampen the effects of her crippling multiple sclerosis. Then, Karin Carestia of Alpine Apothecary and Marcia Scoville of All For Women Healthcare about the connection between stress and women's hormones.

Tim and Lynn rebroadcast an interview with Daniel Pink, about his new book "To Sell Is Human". Then a conversation with Park City resident and businessman, Jim Webber, who tells us about the Nepal Cleft and Burn Center. Finally, Park City Police Chief, Wade Carpenter. He shares the police department's creative tactics and strategies.

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek talk Cross Fit, Yoga, and Climbing with Brian House of the newest gym in Park City: Alpen Fit. Follow that up with....WINE! It's master sommelier Marnie Old with the best wine book ever..really! Wine: A Tasting Course, Every Class in a Glass. This is the book to take on a weekend away with friends.

The Mountain Life - February 5, 2014

Feb 5, 2014

Lynn and Tim start the hour with Bruce Grierson, author of "What Makes Olga Run: The mystery of the 90 something Track Star and What She Can Teach Us About Living Longer, Happier Lives". The second guest is David Wintzer, who talks about the Kickstarter program and how it will help his project of bringing gluten free banana flour to the world. Finally, Howard Bloom, who has been called the Darwin, Newton, Einstein and Freud of the 21st century.

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Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney talk with Tom Diegel of the Wasatch Backcountry Alliance, also a conversation about The Longest Date: Life as a Wife with New York Times bestseller and writer for Modern Family and Sex in the City, Cindy Chupack.  Then they’ll discuss the connection between - strangely enough, alcoholism and good writing, The Trip to Echo Spring, by Olivia Laing.

You know all those self help tips about how to avoid stress and be happy during the holidays?  Well, Tim and Lynn talk to an expert, Nefertiti Bruce, who says – forget that and remember that we all really want to experience during the holidays. Then, Carl Ingwell of Clean Air Now, who talks about the Salt Lake inversion and how Santa Claus distributed candy canes and air masks. Then, Ben Schott, author of “Schottenfreude:  German Words for the Human Condition.”

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